Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Contract Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 192 167
Rank change year-on-year +28 -25 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 19 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +24.09% -15.95%
10th Percentile £259 £410 £269
90th Percentile £480 £524 £478
England median daily rate £456 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +3.69% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £36.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4603 5857 4727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.00% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2911 3519 2703
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £235 £213
90th Percentile £543 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 238 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Contracts Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in the West Midlands

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Contracts Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Contracts Manager in the West Midlands

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Contracts Manager in the West Midlands

Contracts Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Contracts Manager in the West Midlands

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +18 8 £415 -7.78%
Staffordshire - 5 £475 -
Birmingham +4 1 £450 +5.88%
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Contracts Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Time Management
3 7 (36.84%) Contract Management
4 6 (31.58%) Transition Management
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) AutoCAD
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) Marketing Automation
9 1 (5.26%) Advertising
9 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
9 1 (5.26%) Infor M3
9 1 (5.26%) Talend
9 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
9 1 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
9 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
9 1 (5.26%) Pay per click
9 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) AutoCAD
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Infor M3
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Time Management
3 7 (36.84%) Contract Management
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 6 (31.58%) Transition Management
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
8 1 (5.26%) E-Procurement
8 1 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) Marketing Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Pay per click
8 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) SEO
8 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Infor
2 1 (5.26%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (5.26%) Talend